Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
after a meeting with jim harbaugh. >> there wasn't malice in his heart. he's not that kind of person. he's not an ugly person. he's not a discriminating person. >> 49ers are hoping that the matter will go away but the issue of gays in sports is alive in the preview issue of "sports illustrated" showing a picture of gay fans cheering for 49ers at the bar high tops in the castro. and a former running back is addressing it n 1975, he became the first professional athlete to announce he was gay. >> i think it's a sad day for him. it's -- he needs to grow up. he needs to pay atongs what is going on in society and pay attention to human rights. >> conversations is that of disappointment. >> members of one group organizes teams and leagues. it's page had a number of comments. >> these comments prevent high school kids from coming out.